|Dedication Day - NBC-Washington - May 22, 1958 (Color Videotape)|
Dedication of NBC's new Washington, D.C. Facilities, housing NBC network and WRC-TV television studios on May 22, 1958. The program represents the earliest known color recording discovered to date. Recorded on 2" Quadruplex Videotape by Ampex VR-1000 series recorders. The program starts in black and white, showing President Eisenhower arriving outside the WRC studios. Later inside, Robert Sarnoff, president of NBC, pushes a button signifying the inauguration of the WRCA new color studios...
Keywords: Classic TV; 50's Television; 1950's; Fifties; 1958; Live TV; Color; NBC; WRC; Video; Videotape; Ampex; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Robert Sarnoff
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|Nixon - Khrushchev Moscow debate (July 25, 1959)|
"CBS News" presents the "Nixon - Khrushchev Moscow debate", which had been recorded on Ampex Color Video tape a day earlier, while Vice President Richard Nixon opened the "American National Exhibition" in Moscow on July 24, 1959.
Keywords: Classic TV; 1950's Television; CBS; Kinescope; Video; Ampex; Color; Kitchen debate; Khrushchev; Nixon; 1959